Norfolk’s restaurants and bars have a variety of happy hour specials! These hours at the end of the day are the perfect way to get together with friends or socialize with strangers while enjoying discounted food and drinks. Here’s a list of (almost) every happy hour in Norfolk:

Restaurants

Black Cow Fat Pig

702 W Norfolk Ave

Happy hour: 4-6PM & 9-10PM (bar only)

Tuesday – Saturday

$3 drinks: Wells, Nebraska Taps, House Wine

$9 The Classics: House Barrel Aged Manhattan, Daiquiri, Negroni, French 75, Penicillin, Pisco Sour, Martinez, Whiskey Smash, Old Fashioned

$5 bites: Queso Dip, BC Tacos, Cheese Curds, Meatballs, Marinated Olives, Blue Chips

$9 sliders: The Yard, Black & Blue, Gouda & Bacon, Pulled Pork with House Pickle, Jalapeno BBQ Cheddar, PB and J, Ruben, Pork Belly with Bang and Slaw

Bottomless Bloody Mary’s: Saturday 11-2



2019 Krenzien Dr.

2-6PM & 9PM-12AM, Monday – Friday

$2 select drafts

$3 select premium shots

$5 loaded nachos


2107 Taylor Ave & 120 E Norfolk Ave

4-6PM, Everyday: ½ price apps & bar drinks

 Sunday: BOGO ½ off Burgers and Sandwiches, 2PM-9PM

 Tuesday: $8 Burger & unlimited fries

 Wednesday: ½ price select bottles of wine and sushi

  Thursday: $5 omelets and skillets

  Friday & Saturday: $2 Domestic Beers


Michael’s Cantina

912 W Omaha Ave

3-6PM, Monday – Friday

$1 off beer

Free bean dip and chips


700 S 13th St.

 3-6PM, Monday – Friday

                ½ off appetizers

                $2.75 select beers

                $2.00 margaritas


Whiskey Creek Fire Grill

1021 S 13th St.

 2-6PM & 9-10PM, Everyday

½ off appetizers

 ½ off domestic beer, select mules, select margaritas


Tu Casa Mexican Restaurant

1220 Riverside Blvd.

3-6PM, Monday – Friday

$2 margaritas


Franklin’s Bistro

904 Riverside Blvd.

4-6PM – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

½ off appetizers

$3 draws

$3 select wines


Karma Lounge

1201 S 13th St

Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays, 5-7PM

Drinks and appetizer specials


Ricardo’s Mexican Restaurant

800 S 13th St

Tuesday – Saturday

Free nacho bar


Bars

The Harbor Bar

208 W Norfolk Ave

5-7PM, Monday – Friday

50 cents off everything



Fifth Street Tavern

500 W Norfolk Ave

5-6:30PM

Monday & Wednesday: $2 cans

Tuesday: $2.50 wells

Thursday: $2 16 oz. draws


Sandbar & Divots Brewery

4200 W Norfolk Ave

Monday – Friday 3-6PM, Sunday 5-6PM 

Craft beer and food selection


Uncle Jarrol’s Pub-B-Que

2610 W Norfolk Ave

4-6PM, Tuesday – Friday

$4 craft beer

$2 bottle beer


Mel’s Package and Lounge

520 E Norfolk Ave

Monday – Thursday, 4-7PM Friday, 10AM-2PM Saturday

Drink specials vary, call 402-371-5505 for more info

Whether you’re looking for a family outing, date night, or just something to do, this fall is filled with events that you don’t want to miss. Here are 6 events to enjoy in the Norfolk Area this season:

Oktoberfest Weekend – September 20th & 21st

Oktoberfest weekend is a well-known, local favorite for everyone! Keep your kids entertained with inflatables, big wheel races, Weiner dog races, and so much more. You can’t miss the Lion’s Club Parade and Riverpoint Arts Festival. Have a bored teenager? Drop them off at the free teen dance Friday night!

Not only is this event perfect for families, it also makes for a good time with friends. Show off your skills at the cornhole and bucket pong tournament and stay for happy hour and The Rude Band. The best part is, you won’t have to decide who’s going to drive because Oktoberfest offers free cab rides home!

All these events are located near Downtown Norfolk. To see what else is happening during Oktoberfest, visit Norfolkareachamber.com/Oktoberfest or Visitnorfolkne.com/upcoming-events.

Poppy’s Pumpkin Patch Opening Day – September 17th

Pumpkin patches are always a must once the leaves start changing. Poppy’s Pumpkin Patch offers a wide selection of activities that will keep you and your family entertained. Enjoy the variety of animals, the pumpkin jump, 100 ft slide, and the train depot.

Poppy’s is not just for kids; it also makes for the perfect date! Enjoy seasonal foods such as kettle corn and caramel apples while sharing a cup of hot cocoa. Make sure to stop and shop at the craft buildings for seasonal items and fall decor. This pumpkin patch offers unique attractions that produce memorable photos!

Poppy’s Pumpkin Patch is located south of Norfolk and will be open until October 30th. For more information, visit poppyspumpkinpatch.com.

Little Shop of Horrors Performance

Looking for something different for a date night? Enjoy the Little Shop of Horrors musical put on by the Norfolk Community Theater! This classic show is about a floral assistant who encounters a strange, flesh eat plant. As the plant grows, the more blood he needs to survive, and his devious actions lead to an unexpected ending. The Little Shop of Horrors production is the perfect way to start out October and will have you ready for Halloween.

Find out what happens to this sneaky flower on October 3, 4, 5 & 10, 11, 12 at 7:30 p.m.  & October 6 at 2 p.m. at the Cox Activities Center. For more details, contact the Norfolk Community Theater at 402-844-7360.

Paranormal Tours

Spend the night at the Elkhorn Valley Museum investigating the paranormal in the gallery, Dederman Cabin, and Verges Park and Cave. This is a perfect way to enjoy the spooky season so make sure you register now (if you dare).

Tickets can be purchased online at elkhornvalleymuseum.org.

Northeast Spooktacular – October 23rd

The annual Spooktacular is something your kids will be talking about for the rest of autumn. This event is filled with games and activities such as face painting, pumpkin bowling, and more. All ages are invited to enjoy this fun, family event and is located at the Chuck M. Pohlman Ag Complex!

Contact Northeast Community College at 402-371-2020 for more information.

Yuletide Market – November 23rd & 24th

By November, the weather is cold, and we are starting to gather holiday gifts. The Yuletide Market is a local vendor and craft show that showcases unique gifts for your loved ones. This event is the perfect way to kick off your holiday shopping and will be an experience you won’t forget.

For more information, contact Divots Conference Center at 402-371-4520.

To see what else is going on in the area this season, check out visitnorfolkne.com/upcoming-events.